2019-20 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 01, 2020  
2019-20 Academic Catalog
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TECH 57800 - Energy Resource Management


Credit Hours: 3.00. This course will concentrate on four major components of Energy Resource Management: Supply, Demand, Regulation and Environment. Energy audits, energy economics, metering, performance contracting and financing with demand response, measurement, verification, equipment applications, and systems will be studied. An overview of alternative energy as well as the latest energy efficient lighting technology will be given. The quantitative analysis of water, air gas electricity and steam (WAGES) will be given. This course presents the key concepts and methods of energy efficiency. It explores how energy is converted into useful services and the role of increased efficiency in providing those services with less energy. The different forms of efficiency improvements and conservation are introduced, drawing upon examples in transportation, buildings, and industry. Case studies of energy auditing, energy purchasing and conservation, maintenance and operation issues, code and standards applied in energy resource management will be given. Graduate student status or senior status with instructor approval. Leveling courses may be required based on the student undergraduate degree. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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